If you have recently experienced the death of someone close and are looking for help please click here to access the publication When Someone Has Died. If you require this in a different language or format, then please click here to go to the Health Rights Information Scotland pages, where the text is available in Arabic, Chinese, Gaelic, Polish and Urdu, and where you can also access large print, audio and BSL versions.
There are also two tabs in the left hand menu on this page which will take you to sources of support.
The first is NHS Inform's Bereavement Zone. These are pages of practical information about what to do, and how to manage the some of the emotions of grief. The pages contain further links to more detailed help.
The second is the NHS Lothian Bereavement Information This is an excellent page of resources where you can access a wide range of literature and links.
The Resources Zone also contains a range of resources for NHS staff and others, relating to the implementation of Shaping Bereavement Care and the development of bereavement policies in NHSScotland. Please click on the NHS Bereavement Resources tab in the menu on the left